GENERAL ACCOUNTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$56,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$56,000
Median 50%
$76,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Equifax
Highest Paying City
Santa Clara, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a general accountant make?
The national average salary for a General Accountant in the United States is $56,707 per year or $27.26 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $41,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $76,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for General Accountants are in Hospitality companies and Technology companies. New Jersey, Delaware, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Alaska have the highest paying General Accountant jobs. The typical tenure for a General Accountant is 3.5 years.

Average General Accountant Salary By Company

General Accountant jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for General Accountants are in Hospitality companies and Technology companies. Equifax and PacifiCorp are the best paying companies for General Accountants. In addition, companies like United Technologies and City of Richmond report highly competitive salaries for General Accountants.

Average General Accountant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a General Accountant in the United States is $56,707 per year or $27.26 per hour. General Accountants make the most in Santa Clara, CA at about $61,147 per year. Even an entry-level General Accountant makes $41,000 per year in Santa Clara, CA. Some of the states with the best General Accountant salaries are New Jersey, Delaware, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Alaska, New York, and Massachusetts. The lowest earning states are Arkansas, Kentucky, Idaho, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Clara, CA
$61,147
2
New York, NY
$56,979
3
Philadelphia, PA
$56,947
4
Norwalk, CT
$56,558
5
Seattle, WA
$56,180

Average General Accountant Salary By Industry

Wages for General Accountants can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Retail companies, Professional companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for General Accountants. Retail companies pay General Accountants an average salary of $58,610, Professional companies pay $56,677, and Manufacturing companys come in at $56,518. At $56,107, the average salary for General Accountants in the Automotive industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$58,610
2
Professional
$56,677
3
Manufacturing
$56,518
4
Hospitality
$56,281
5
Automotive
$56,107

RECENTLY ADDED General Accountant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Spherion
General Accountant
10/30/2019
$50,000
Essential Personnel, Inc.
General Accountant
10/29/2019
$40,000
Robert Half
General Accountant
10/22/2019
$90,000
Spherion
General Accountant
09/26/2019
$50,000
East Stroudsburg University
General Accountant
09/19/2019
$47,333
Spherion
General Accountant
08/28/2019
$50,000
Adecco Staffing
General Accountant
08/26/2019
$93,915
Robert Half
General Accountant
08/14/2019
$48,000
Robert Half
General Accountant
08/01/2019
$45,000
Spherion
General Accountant
07/27/2019
$50,000
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